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    Jalaler Golpo bags silver grand prix in Russia

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:30pm on October 30, 2016

    Abu Shahed Emon’s film Jalaler Golpo bagged the Grand Prix — Silver Akbuzat Best Film — at the Third International Festival of National and Ethnic Cinema in...

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    3-day Dhaka Int’l Folk Fest begins Nov 10

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:11pm on October 30, 2016

    The three-day Dhaka International Folk Festival, an assembly of traditional music practitioners of seven countries, will begin on November 10 at the Army Stadium in...

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    Diamond jubilee of local film industry celebrated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:01pm on October 29, 2016

    The diamond jubilee of the film industry of the country was celebrated at a programme at the Nalini Kanta Bhattasali auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum...

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    Ganga-Jamuna theatre and cultural festival: Festival to end today with three local plays

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:48pm on October 29, 2016

    The ten-day Ganga-Jamuna Theatre and Cultural Festival will end today with the staging of three plays at three auditoriums of Bangladesh Shilpakala...

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    Joydev explores diverse themes thru crafts

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on October 28, 2016

    Artist Joydev Biswas has shown his dexterity in producing crafts of different mediums that are now on display at the Zainul Gallery 2 of Faculty of Fine Arts at Dhaka University. Titled ‘Versatility of Craft,’ the show features a total of 30 works done in wood, metal, tapestry, appliqué, serigraph and batik. Folk motifs, landscapes, masks, birds, human figures and lives of the working people are among the themes explored...

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    Three romantic plays to be staged on Saturday

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on October 28, 2016

    Three romantic plays will be staged on Saturday at three halls of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy as part of the ongoing Ganga-Jamuna Theatre and Cultural Festival. Subachan Natya Sangsad will stage Pranay Jamuna at the National Theatre Hall, Mahakal Natya Sampradaya will stage Neelakhyan at the Experimental Theatre Hall, and Moitree Theatre will stage Pakhi at the Studio Theatre Hall...

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    Under Construction wins jury nod in France

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:21pm on October 28, 2016

    Director Rubaiyat Hossain’s Under Construction has won the Jury Prize at the Festival du Film d’Asie du Sud in Paris, France...

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    GANGA-JAMUNA THEATRE AND CULTURAL FESTIVAL: 3 troupes to stage 4 plays Friday

    Cultural Correspondent/Ershad Kamol | Updated at 10:14pm on October 27, 2016

    Three local troupes will stage four plays today at three halls of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy as part of the ongoing Ganga-Jamuna Theatre and Cultural Festival...

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    3-day Nazrul Mela inaugurated

    Cultural Correspondent/Ershad Kamol | Updated at 10:00pm on October 27, 2016

    People thronged the Bangla Academy premises on Thursday to witness the beginning of an event that aims to provoke renewed interest in Nazrul Sangeet through a set of novel initiatives...

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    James Bond not eligible to get a job in MI6

    Reuters | Updated at 03:17pm on October 27, 2016

    Despite his unrivalled record for single-handedly saving the world from disaster while seducing beautiful women along the way, James Bond would not...